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CSPAN
Jul 31, 2013 8:00pm EDT
quote 13 in the homeland. 25 in europe. five in africa, and 11 in asia. river -- remember, i was on the intelligence committee before 9/11. and every member how little information -- i remove or how little information we had the criticism of the government
CSPAN
Jul 31, 2013 8:00pm EDT
quote stunning combination of these two programs. 13 in the homeland. 25 in europe.
CNN
Aug 9, 2013 2:00pm PDT
quote europe and in central asia and the middle east. and i think all of that should be explained more forcefully by
CNBC
Aug 16, 2013 5:00pm EDT
world. in particular europe emerging markets, looking very inexpensive and some head winds will but many are already reflected in the price. >> hey russ, it's josh brown. you have been talking about europe for a little while, as have i and a few others now it seems to be getting a little too popular for my taste. if you look at the last 30 days the dow is now down 1% the euro stock's 50 is up 9% a pretty big performance differential. can that continue or will the dow, being weak ultimately pull down those foreign stocks as well? >> well i think most of the equity markets are vulnerable going into september, a lot of headline risk as you know, some emanating from europe in terms of the german elections. even though europe had a big run, important to put in the context of how much the u.s. has outperformed over the last year how low european valuations are still, relative to the u.s. so, if i look out over the next one to two years, again, i see the risks in europe but i also think you're being paid to take some of those risks, given the big discount to u.s. stocks right now. >> so ro
KICU
Aug 6, 2013 4:00am PDT
from crisis to comeback: why investors are keeping their eyes on europe. in today's cover story, fallout from a patent battle. what it means for the wireless marketplace. plus, a deadly virus hits farms across the nation. and, could a single hotel chain have a domino effect on an epic labor fight? that's all ahead on today's first business! you're watching first business: financial news, analysis, and today's investment ideas. good morning! it's tuesday, august 6th. i'm chuck coppola. angela miles has the day off. in today's first look: most u.s. stocks fell on word that the fed is closer to curbing quantitative easing. the dollar dipped slightly, but the nasdaq gained. the dow finished the day down 46 points, s&p down 3, and the nasdaq up 3 points. gold dropped slightly, but stayed above $1300. the washington post is being sold to jeff bezos, founder of amazon.com, for $250 million. the deal includes all of the post's newspaper and media assets except slate and foreign policy. american eagle nose dived 16% after the teen clothing retailer cuts its second-quarter outlook in half
CNBC
Aug 13, 2013 6:00pm EDT
-743-cnbc. bailed out by europe. bailed out by china. bailed out by japan! i'm not kidding. that's what on today the averages dipped in the red and rebounding, dow gaining 31 points, nasdaq advancing .39%. yep, i thought i'd never say this again, but this market is being, are you sitting down, are you in front of your tv set, your laptop, desk top, mobile phone, sit down because the strength is from -- overseas. that's right. r.o.w., the rest of the world and not a moment too soon. it's time to face some facts, people. while the economy of the united states is slowly grinding, getting a little better, not so fast we lose the fed's help as we learned again today with another fed head saying good things, the economics overseas have truly started percolating and they have shifted in wall street from being head winds to tail winds. and the absence of real leadership here as i said last night, we can take a cue from over there. for months now, people are doubted my call that europe has turned, but the strongest markets of late have been spain, italy, greece, ireland, portugal, all up double
CNBC
Aug 21, 2013 4:00am EDT
, particularly in europe, and also in the u.s. on the other hand, you see also a kind of slowdown in some traditional high growth emerging markets like brazil and marginally so in africa. >>> we speak to the ceo of rival carlsberg in just half an hour's time. that is a first on cnbc. >>> and a bailout bat unttle in german politics. wolfgang schaeuble breaks the party line saying greece could get another aid deal. >>> good morning, everyone. welcome to a brand-new edition of "worldwide exchange." the stoxx europe 600 is down around .1%. we're in a holding pattern ahead of the fomc minutes out later today. european markets are around a two-week low, after a big decline in yesterday's trading session and the picture is looking a little more mixed this morning. the xetra dax is off by .2%. the ftse 100, once again, underperforming. this market is now off some 3.5% this month alone. but today it is also being weighed down by some of the stocks which are trading ex-dividend. among them, hsbc. ftse mib seeing some bright spots, up by .3%. what is keeping us busy in europe is, of course, ear
PBS
Aug 4, 2013 1:30pm PDT
stalker ruin her life any longer . >> if you want to know how europe works, a visit to brussels is a must. it is here where many decisions are taken that influence the lives of some 500 million eu citizens, but if you want to know what really makes europeans take, then you have to go far beyond brussels. for our summer series, we sent reporters to explore some of the distance hidden corners of europe. from the arctic circle to the caribbean islands. we start in turkey. >> this cemetery is located in turkey but has only christian graves. the names are polish. among those buried here outside istanbul are the ancestors of this man. many poles fled what was then sars to russia and were welcomed by the sultan ruling the ottoman empire. >> these are the graves of my forefathers. i'm fourth-generation. my great-grandfather was born in poland in 1820, and came here as a prisoner during the crimean war in 1848. but our village was founded earlier in 1842. that is his wife's grade. >> some graves document the historical legacy of ethnic poles who rose through the ranks fighting for the turkish
LINKTV
Aug 1, 2013 7:30am PDT
want to know how europe works, a visit to brussels is a must. it is here where many decisions are taken that influence the lives of some 500 million eu citizens, but if you want to know what really makes europeans take, then you have to go far beyond brussels. for our summer series, we sent reporters to explore some of the distance hidden corners of europe. from the arctic circle to the caribbean islands. we start in turkey. >> this cemetery is located in turkey but has only christian graves. the names are polish. among those buried here outside istanbul are the ancestors of this man. many poles fled what was then sars to russia and were welcomed by the sultan ruling the ottoman empire. >> these are the graves of my forefathers. i'm fourth-generation. my great-grandfather was born in poland in 1820, and came here as a prisoner during the crimean war in 1848. but our village was founded earlier in 1842. that is his wife's grade. >> some graves document the historical legacy of ethnic poles who rose through the ranks fighting for the turkish sultan's armed forces. the 170-year polis
CNBC
Aug 5, 2013 4:00am EDT
>>> you're watching "worldwide exchange." i'm ross westgate. shares in europe hit a two-month high boosted by pmi numbers in france and spain. a slight expansion. >>> investors now waiting for hsbc. they report in the next 15 minutes. >>> silvio berlusconi tells thousands of supporters he will begin to back the shaky coalition. his firm trading higher on the deutsche bank upgrade. zblrj >>> we kick off with the second reading of the eu services. private sector returning to modest gross in july. pmi suggesting the economy starting to stabilize. business expanding for the first time in 18 months. the market using composite purchase managing index up to 58.5 from 48.7 in june. breaks the 50 threshold for the first time since january 2002. headline figure revised up a tick from the permanent reading of 50.4. slightly better. that's just taken the euro/dollar to the best levels of the session at 132.89. below 133. trading tight ranges on euro/dollar. joining us is jonathan tapper. nice to see you today. the pmi is now almost just about in expansion territory for europe. are you confiden
PBS
Aug 28, 2013 7:00pm PDT
europe. we have all of us trying to understand. not touch this age of 62. the other point, which is very preoccupying for us, is that we would have in france 1.7% of growth. we are flat for about three years running. and as we would have seven percent unemployment in franc above 10%. even this reform could contribute more based on the very difficult -- we are not going to get to this adult. it is just a little one step which will all be going the same direction. this one, do we want to touch it, if not for ideological reasons. >> i'm going to interrupt you for one second because we can go to the pair where the french business leaders association is holding its annual summer seminar and we are hoping to speak to our correspondent, to our business editor, who is there. do we have a monday line with us? not yet yet. we hope to speak to them in a moment. just a word on this from you then. the raising of the retirement age was an ideological battle. this is common sense and all a step in the right direction now. >> where will the retirement age really go? give it to us straight. what the 65 i
CNBC
Aug 7, 2013 4:00pm EDT
. and generally speaking, in europe and japan, particularly in certain key sectors like the european financials, those estimates have come in a little better than expected, too. i guess i would give it across the world, a "b," b-plus. >> i want to ask you about the international markets, chris, in a second. we want to get to the groupon earnings. the second quarter is out, as you can see there. the estimates, two cents a share. julia boorstin on that story. julia. >> reporter: maria, that's right. groupon earnings coming in line with expectations, two cents per share. revenue a hair heavier, 608.7, wall street looking for 606 million. so that's just a tiny bit heavier on the revenue front. there are a couple of other key things here, maria. the company has announced a $300 million share repurchase authorization. there's also some more color here about mobile, which is obviously a huge focus with groupon as well as the other companies in the space. eric, the ceo, says we continue to gain traction in mobile with nearly 50% of our north american transactions coming from mobile in june.
PBS
Aug 20, 2013 2:00am PDT
implications of the syrian war for europe. the planned peace talks between the syrian government and its opponents have been pushed back time and time again. they will probably not take place before october now, with both the syrian opposition and the international community divided over the future of the country. meanwhile, with every day of violence, hatred between those who support president assad and those who want to topple him continues to grow. thousands of islamists have also come into syria from outside to fight against assad's forces. among them radicalized young for example, a fundamentalist group in belgium has been recruiting dozens of youth in recent months. >> before he disappeared, brian destroyed pictures of himself. his mother has just a few left. this one, taken a month before her son vanished, shows the young man holding his niece in his arms. >> he disappeared in the middle of the night. i don't know why. no goodbye, nothing. and for six months i haven't heard from him. it makes me so sad to lose my son like this, my only son, who i love so much. >> brian is now thou
CNBC
Aug 13, 2013 4:00am EDT
world. stocks in europe trade higher as investors anticipate a strong zew corporate sentiment reed readie ining out of germany due one hour. >>> e.on offers a more sober view on the recovery, warning that plunging power prices will depress earnings but the stock rallies on the back of the better than expected first half profits. >>> more abenomic fuel for japan's economy could be on its way. tokyo markets jump on a report that shinzo abe could cut corporate taxes to offset a planned sales tax hike. >>> china's microblogging alternative to twitter boost shares of the internet firm in after hours and beats the street by a mile thanks to a new tie-up with alibaba. >>> good morning, everyone. yes, you're watching "worldwide exchange." it is -- we are about one hour into a brand-new trading day and the stock europe 600 is seeing modest gains over .3%. this is the fourth straight session in which we are seeing gains for the european markets. we are currently at a 2 1/2 month high. this is a look at the individual indexes, all trending higher, the german market, though, outperforming off
CNBC
Aug 1, 2013 5:00pm EDT
overseas whether it was europe or china, the pmi is better, some described it was a blowout number and there was a fear as a result of that the fed was going to taper and not to mention the fact that jobless claims were down tomorrow ahead from tomorrow's number that it's not going to have a taper tantrum. >> i have not heard taper tantrum. that's good. i think a lot of people think how can i not be in this market. this year is turning out to be so good how could they not be invested. i'm a hedge fund manager so i hedge. we saw the volatility index come in today, not as much as i hoped. i had to buy s&p puts and then we had good news after the close which would bode well for tomorrow. >> you know what was interesting about today actually is you had higher interest rates, significantly higher. >> 270 i think. >> and the market shrugged it off. i can lay out all the bear's cases but technically for me you're probably 1750. that's probably your next stop there. >> you dis respected the tape for a long time. let's be honest. when you put on a bear suit -- >> i haven't been short the ma
CNBC
Aug 5, 2013 12:00pm EDT
pull back, maybe the 5, 6% and off to the races. europe is improving. china is still a mess. the only question is do they paper over their problems and do we never see except in the multinationals? i am still positive, took my trading positions off and not putting more on yet. >> goldman sachs is out with what you would consider to be a glass half full sort of view and to set the stage for a lengthy period of above trend growth. we get through this little period here and we're going through and then you have above trend growth and glass half full and that means that you would side, would you side with the view that supports the money coming in in july? a record amount of money flowing into u.s. equity funds. >> i side with and i continue to side with buying at these highs because i think further appreciation in the market is going to happen and everyone's expectation is august is going to be a horrific month. if you go back historically, august has been a bad month. >> said that about may, too. >> i continue to see there is going to be tapering in september and the ism services number
CNBC
Aug 15, 2013 4:00am EDT
. >>> stocks in europe follow asia lower after the dow suffers a triple digit decline as traders get increasingly nervous about the prospect of a fed tapering in september. >>> shares of cisco systems are tanking after the bellwether gives a dour outlook on the global economy and cuts 5% of its workforce. >>> zurich insurance net profit falls nearly 30%, hit by weather-related claims in the u.s. and europe. this as lower interest rates weigh on investments. >>> welcome to the show, everyone. let's get back to one of our top stories this morning. hundreds have been left dead and thousands injured after security forces broke up camps supporting the former president mohamed morsi. interim vice president and leading liberal voice in the country mohamed elbaradei resigned over the use of force. yousuf is in cairo. what is the latest on the ground? >> there is a relative return to calm in this part of cairo, but, of course, the country as a whole is in a state of emergency after clashes yesterday between supporters of the ousted president and security forces. the government taking a decisi
CSPAN
Aug 17, 2013 3:15pm EDT
europe. and it was this knowledge revolution that laid the groundwork for american independence. so the central actors in my story, not surprisingly, are not the founding fathers per se, although a number of them do make cameo appearances. jefferson, of course, was very involved in science, washington and hamilton, among others, were members of the american philosophical society which we'll talk about in a few minutes. and, of course, franklin straddled both the political and scientific worlds. rather, my focus is on an earlier cohort of cart -- artisans, craftersmen and independent farmers captivated by two ideas from the enlightenment and shaped by the american experience. so what were these? well, one, the value of learning and knowledge. that is what we would call information and data perhaps today is directly proportional to its practical import of utility. in other words, to be of any real value, knowledge has to be truly useful. and second, that anyone -- not just the high born, the well educated, those flume in lastedden and greek -- could take part in the pursuit of knowled
CSPAN
Aug 17, 2013 2:00pm EDT
i'll coverric. you'll get an expense account. what europe needs is a fresh, unused mind. you think you can dig up some news in europe? i'll be happy to try, sir. later, there are suspensible encounters with nazis in dutch windmills and an amazing scene of an assassination that takes place in the heavy rain on the steps of the peace palace in amsterdam. finally, joe winds up in london, just when german bombers are reeking havoc on that city. in the last scene of the movie, johnny joan jones is no longer the detachedded reporter. in the style of correspondence, he speaks seriously to americans on a radio hook up from london. hello, america, he says to the radio audience back home, i've been watching a part of the world being blown to pieces, a part of the world as nice as vermont, ohio, virginia, and california, and illinois. all that noise you hear is not stat tick. it's death coming to london. you can hear the bombs falling on the streets and the homes. this is a big story. you're part of this. it's too late to do anything here except stand in the dark and let them come. it's as if
CNBC
Aug 14, 2013 3:00pm EDT
avenues need to aim towards europe. i think that europe is going to siphon off what has been a unilateral equity game, as after six quarters of negative gdp, they turn positive. whether it proves to have sustainability or not or affect the structural issues of unemployment, i can't answer. but investors just look at the cax and dax over the last four weeks, starting to siphon a little interest that used to go into our stock market. >> right. >> definitely. europe is a buy, according to many of our guests recently, that's for sure. ernie williams, how do you want to allocate capital? go for bargains in europe, or new money into a market you know has consistent earnings growth for the s&p 500, even though valuations perhaps are higher than you thought? >> actually, we're waiting for burnny to show up here. >> all right. anybody want to take that question? you want to buy europe here or no? >> i'll jump in -- >> no, i don't want to buy europe. europe has a lot of problems. the contraction may be behind us. but growth is a different story. getting back to the flatline is one thing.
CNBC
Aug 13, 2013 12:00pm EDT
malaise. when have you walked in, seen europe up the way it's up today, seen japan up, abe talking about cutting corporate tax and have the u.s. market be flat, really flat, not down much. >> you look up tomorrow japan could be down 3%. >> it could be, exactly right. my point is this market is just tired, it's tired, it's taking a much-needed pause after earnings. people are unsure if actually we're going to get a tightening. say we do or cut back on the bond buying, but we are. and that means that the market will take that and maybe get hit a little bit, but i still see 3% to 5% off. i don't see disaster. this is nothing. >> steve, i think we're seeing the same thing. you know what's interesting is we've been able to ignore a lot of the political stuff because it's been the summertime. that's all starting to come back in september. that's not necessarily a negative. we've gone into each of these events where there's something hanging over our heads, and we've pretty much come out on the other side in better shape based on sentiment, based on technicals than we've gone in. the next
PBS
Aug 13, 2013 2:00am PDT
. thousands of tourists from india and china exploring europe say that the glacier is a must-see destination. >> you like the snow? >> very much. >> we have come to see the ice. >> to get to the ice, the tourists need to travel to two stations below. it is a swiss village that lives from tourism. glacier promises icy enjoyment no matter the season. glaciologist shows us a photograph from the 1970's. it was shot right here. the comparison shows us how much of it has melted away. >> above the cliff face, there was a layer of ice about 10 or 20 meters thick if not more. >> that is all gone? >> all gone. you can see the ice fracture further up in the picture. what is there today is a large gap. you can see the stone beneath. this glacier will not survive the second half of this century. >> tourists are supposed to be kept in the dark about this. they are amazed by the glittering ice around them. the head of marketing for the cable cars fears that his frozen golden goose may melt away. he's using air conditioning to keep the shaft of the grotto at -7 degrees all the time. >> if we can
PBS
Aug 1, 2013 5:30pm PDT
of people flying from europe to fight in syria. they say about 700 such youths mainly from migrant muslim communities in europe are going into combat on the side of the insurgents. analysts estimate the young people joined the battle against the regime of president bashar al assad over the past two years. the european union claims that they may become militant and plot acts of terrorism in europe after returning home. the interior ministers of nine eu nations including france and belgium issued an emergency statement. they want the parliament to share passenger data to monitor young nationals leaving and entering the eu, but experts remain cautious about the proposal due to privacy concerns. >>> kayaks, surfboards, rafts, south koreans these days are taking to all kinds of water sports and government officials are hoping the ripples they're making will make an economic splash. nhk world's anna jung is by the water in pusan. >> reporter: i'm on the sea in pusan located on the south korean peninsula. this time of year it's one of the country's most popular beaches, drawing visitors f
LINKTV
Aug 2, 2013 10:30am PDT
europe, and nothing has been done about that. because the government clearly and for good reason does not to fight the you. but you're going to do nothing about and then focus entirely on people coming here for legitimate reasons from india and pakistan as well as asian and african countries, then you are creating discrimination. you're saying that you do not want the asians or the black people to come here, but we're ok with white people from europe coming year. that is the problem i have with that side of things. that is about immigration itself. illegal immigration where people overstay their visas is a smaller problem. everybody who comes into this country stays here. one is about immigration. one is about people who do not have documentation in the uk. i want to clarify that immigration is the issue that people are worried about. back, want to cut that then focus on europe. if you want to stay with europe, because it will provide us with and it fits, -- benefits, then there's not much you can do. surprised that there is little you can do. does not need to be addressed in the leas
PBS
Aug 10, 2013 8:00pm PDT
sneak into europe and u.s. but now the chinese trafficking ring that has helped them smuggle has been busted. dozens of suspects are being arrested in spain and france. they are expected to elect their new president following months of political turmoil and war. we take a closer look at vote rigging allegations with a local n.g.o. ramadan has ended in blood shedd in iraq more than 70 killed as car bombs exploded in a cafe and market mainly in baghdad. it has been ravaged by a wave of violence. welcome to "france 24." we will go straight to the top story a human trafficking ring has been busted in spain. 75 suspects have been arrested including two chinese ring ladyers they are uzbekistan -- leaders accused of smuggling migrants into the u.s. and europe. spanish and french police have been working hand in hand during this two-year investigation as we have this report. >> it has taken two years to track them down but these are four of the 75 suspects arrested. 51 were detained in spain including the two alleged operatives of the elaborate chinese trafficking ring. this shows the materia
CNBC
Aug 5, 2013 4:00pm EDT
it's treated best. europe has not been the place for years. maybe it's next year. the u.s. market's the strongest in the world. the dollar is strong. maybe after the next pullback, the dollar takes off again. i think it's a longer-term story than a couple of weeks, a couple of months. the money will flow to our shores for the next couple of years. >> the market's certainly pressing it like it's a long way off. all things being equal, i love to put my money in a market that's rewarding me currently. you know, in the end, if you're paying two, three times for more that market than you are for the other one, you have to make a balance. >> paul, i wanted to ask, if we had 5% or 10% left in this trading range, in this market, would that be worth it for people to get exposure here? i mean, it's -- look, this is a psychological barrier. we're near all-time highs on these indexes. >> and the funny thing is, the only high that really matters, to be worried about, is the final high. you never know when the final high is. let me say this. if you're nimble enough, you know, consumer discretiona
CNBC
Aug 14, 2013 1:00pm EDT
just moves right down and bottoms somewhere in the late morning, sometimes around europe and then stabilized in the middle of the day and sometimes comes back and sometimes meanders. this has happened more days than not in the last two weeks so a lot of people think this is because they are selling the u.s. to buy europe. now, there is some indication to put up the european etf and you can see here there's clearly been money going into that in the last several weeks. money inflows in etf funds associated with europe and here's one of them, the vgk and there may be something behind all of that. let me put up some sectors. tough day for housing. last week fannie mae and freddie mac concerns, more concerns here, came out with earnings below expectations and new orders was a real problem for taylor morrison. these stocks out of favor, the itv, a new low for the year 2013. finally, sue, be careful about momentum stocks. cree was a darling. everybody loved cree, and when you have a situation where you have four great quarters and all of a sudden you get inline results and slightly lower
LINKTV
Aug 15, 2013 7:30am PDT
thing, not yet, anyway. thousands of tourists from india and china exploring europe say that the glacier is a must-see destination. >> you like the snow? >> very much. >> we have come to see the ice. >> to get to the ice, the tourists need to travel to two stations below. it is a swiss village that lives from tourism. glacier promises icy enjoyment no matter the season. glaciologist shows us a photograph from the 1970's. it was shot right here. the comparison shows us how much of it has melted away. >> above the cliff face, there was a layer of ice about 10 or 20 meters thick if not more. >> that is all gone? >> all gone. you can see the ice fracture further up in the picture. what is there today is a large gap. you can see the stone beneath. this glacier will not survive the second half of this century. >> tourists are supposed to be kept in the dark about this. they are amazed by the glittering ice around them. the head of marketing for the cable cars fears that his frozen golden goose may melt away. he's using air conditioning to keep the shaft of the grotto at -7 degrees all the time
CNBC
Aug 14, 2013 6:00am EDT
rising by .2. some important economic data out of europe earlier this morning. official figures confirm the recession in the eurozone came to an end in the second quarter. the 17 countries that make up the bloc saw their collective economic outlook grow. the two biggest drivers, strength in germany and france. things are up slightly this morning in european trading. but there has been some interesting calls on this. and we'll talk more about what jim cramer had to say about europe a little bit later in the show too. an update from our colleagues in london in a few minutes. >> jimmy saying europe is back. and that's a big story for u.s. stocks. corporate news, the former jpmorgan trader known as the london whale and regulators reached an agreement to avoid criminal prosecution. but two are expected to be charged as soon as today. the s.e.c. is said to be in settlement talks with jpmorgan over disclosures of the trading losses. number of activist investors in the news today. let's start with carl icahn. he's taking a large position in apple and says the stock could be worth as muc
CNBC
Aug 6, 2013 4:00am EDT
globe. europe is in the red after asian stocks excluding japan hit a two week low. the italian market trying to buck the trend ahead of its gdp in an hour. >>> homes is where the heart is. an exit from the periphery boosts second quarter profits, focus also on the banking sector, standard charges due to report in 15 minutes. >>> and let's keep talking. hedge fund investor dan loeb wants to continue the dialup with sony after it rejects his plan to spin-off its entertainment part. >>> and australian central bank cuts. the aussie dollar rises with more to come. >>> all right. warm welcome to you. another two hours of "worldwide exchange" to come. we kick off with a little bit of data out of italy. june industrial production not rising as much as had been forecast. the june industrial output up .3% on the month, down 2.1% on the year. it was seen rising up .5% on the month, down 3.2% on the year. and, of course, that will set us up for the gdp a little bit later. we will be in italy ahead of that. also, as i say, on today's show, we'll speak to rbs. it won't be enough to topple th
CSPAN
Aug 4, 2013 7:00am EDT
{l0}\'20{l1}s{l0} freed of the colonists of constraints imported and imposed by europe. it was this knowledge that laid the groundwork for american independence. so the central actors in my story, not surprisingly, are not the founding fathers per se although a number of them to make cameo appearances. jefferson of course was very involved in science. washington and hamilton among other members of the american philosophical society, which i'll talk about a few minutes. and, of course, franklin straddle both the political and scientific world. rather my focus is on an earlier cohort, crass and an independent farmer captivated by two particular ideas borrowed from european enlightenment, and been shaped by the american experience. so what were these? one, the value of learning and knowledge, that is what we would call information updated perhaps today, is directly proportional to its practical import or utility. in other words, to be of any real value, knowledge has to be truly useful. and second, that anyone, not just the highborn, the well-educated, those fluent in latin and greek,
Al Jazeera America
Aug 25, 2013 2:00pm EDT
to europe. wave upon wave of people try illegally to cross. many succeeded, some died tryi trying. of the fence has been heavily reinforced. the fence isn't so easily breached any more. >> it has been spain and we are spanish. we were denied an official interview of why this remains british. >>> europe's biggest street festival has been kicking off. >> it's nearly 50 years old. >> they represent the sand and the younger girls represent the sun. >> we get to dance. >> reporter: more than a million are expected here taking in the parades. >> they captain for experience, not just carnival, but the food as well. >> reporter: from humble or origins in the '60s, it is now you europe's biggesty festival. celebrating the end of slavery. the costumes are still a big part. autostill walking tall. >> and it didn't rain too much. >> gorky park has inspired songs and films and the park of the redesigned. >>> thank you. >> a. >> reporter: forensic experts gather evidence the bus never made it to the air base. >> i was working in a petrol district when i heard the blast. >> reporter:s forces blame a
CNBC
Aug 6, 2013 9:00am EDT
. 25 in north america and 56 in europe, and not the 40% numbers that we are used to getting, but it is a barn burner. >> well, the retail stories of the last few years and this is a retail company that has really built something, the accessories and the purses and the like are so vast they have built something incredible. >> it is a new all-time high. >> and even higher than coach even though it is a smaller revenue base. >> and in terms of the market guides they guide 64 cents and the street at 64, so going into next quarter, more conservative, but that is the main bullish story, and on the flipside american eagle down 16%, and they are cutting the guidance from 21 cents to 10. they report august 21st, and the ceo robert hanson says they are not happy, and janny cuts to a new neutral, and abercrombie down, too, and sympathy, they say it is women's clothes and teens, mike. what do you think? >> well, we did not shut down a enough of the teen retailers in the recession, and it was a mini bubble in retail, and they are still there and fighting over this market share, and there are the di
ABC
Aug 7, 2013 6:00pm EDT
come up with the mes. >> reporter: he doesn't see what all the fuss is about. >> in europe women do it in restaurants and all over. >> reporter: she nursed her children and she agrees with american. >> sexuality, our family values are different today, so i think we have to figure in all those things. >> it's hard this believe in 2013 we still have to deal with this issues. >> reporter: at bwi, don harrison. >>> bottle nosed dolphins were washing ashore and they're trying to figure out why. in the month of july 91 were found in the warts in new york, new jersey, delaware and maryland. 15 were from our state. researchers are having a hard time pin pointing the problem because the dolphins have been too decayed. >> obviously, we want tunderstag it. we don't know if we can influence it, change it or not but we hope that we can. >> pollution is one possibility. veempletal factors are another. a toxic algae balloon caused it. if you is a dead dolphin, you should stay away from it because of the high level of bacteria. >>> the dolphins at the aquarium are thriving. abc2 has been tracking t
CSPAN
Aug 18, 2013 5:30pm EDT
to invading europe. they invade serbia and in 1450, they surround constantinople. he sends in his navies and armies than they take the church bells from the christian churches and mount them major candidates. this is the largest canyon in the world at the time. they conquered constantinople in 1453. everyone say 1453. why is i.t. important? it was the largest church in the world in the muslims turned it into a mosque. the retrieved rows. you're treated with india and china from the first entry on. even marco polo went from venice, italy to china and work for copal, 1271. but in what year? 1453 minute delay and trade routes and so that's when the europeans looked for a sea route. he's the guy? christopher columbus. in 1492 he set sail to privacy row, runs into some islands. think of it. we would not call native americans indians if it was not for islamic jihad in them conquering the land routes to get to india and china. martin luther started the reformation in 1517. in 1529, 100,000 muslims around vienna, austria. mark bucher said if the turks gone from the devil is not being firs
Al Jazeera America
Aug 21, 2013 6:00am EDT
trying to stair down the west, and stair down europe, and say we're going to review our relations with you. so i think there's an importance to europe standing its ground and not being intimidated by the pr campaign that has been launched in egypt. >> but daniel what is that ground? and they have no leverage? and does anybody take the european union foreign policy seriously? i mean the gulf countries are -- if you like substituting for -- american foreign aid is used as leverage, and that is not important anymore. because other countries in the gulf are a paying that aid. but europe, what leverage does it have? >> as i said i don't think this is a case of can europe change everything? but i think there are egyptians who are aware that europe is egypt's largest export market. the free trade agreement is not going to be on the table today. but if this crackdown continues i think you will have voices from within europe saying we have to question the entirety of the relationship with egypt. the tourism is so important to egypt, and no one is going to come under these circumstances. i think
CNBC
Aug 8, 2013 4:00am EDT
have been soaring to the top of the stock 600 in europe, up by almost 10%, traders are cheering a couple of bright spots in the earnings as the group's restructuring program takes hold. deutsche telekom betting big on the u.s. thanks to stronger customer growth in the market. the group is cutting its cash flow target as a result. investors are buying into the turn around. >>> hi, everybody. good morning. very glad that you're with us. we have a full two hours of "worldwide exchange" for you. i'm very pleased to be here for the next two hours alongside with a whole bunch of good guests. just before we get to the business aspect of today's session, i just want to tell you about some flashes that are coming through on the wires, where essentially we're seeing that an imminent quake warning has been issued for japan. they're sourcing nhk. the quake is centered in western japan. again, according to those sources. we'll continue to keep you updated on this story as we get the details through. but on to the show, we'll also be taking the pulse of the insurance sector as earnings at the u
PBS
Aug 1, 2013 5:00pm PDT
a number of young people from flying from europe to fight in syria. they say about 700 such youth mainly from migrant muslim communities in europe are going into combat on the side of the insurgen insurgents. the young people joined the battle against the regime of the president over the past two years. opean union claims they may be militant and plot acts of terrorism after the turning home. the interior minsters of nine eu nations including france and belgium issued an emergency statement and they want the parliament to allow the countries to share passenger data to monitor young nationals. experts remain cautious about the proposal due to privacy concerns. zimbabwe's application leader said the vote has been marred by legal violations and challenged the man who has been in power for 3 years. mugabe is running for the 6th term and the third time he faced off against the rifle. he is the leader for democratic change. mugabe held power since zimbabwe was independent from britain in 1980. his time in office has been marked by hyper inflation. in the 2008 election, he lost the first
CNBC
Aug 26, 2013 4:00am EDT
what they think makes europe's biggest economy competitive. >> we have a situation in germany which is a culture, we obviously have an engineering culture. it is what we are living off. >>> and it's merger monday in the pharma sector with a deal worth more than $10 billion. >>> and failure awaits the united states if it takes action on syria. that's the threat from president assad as u.s. experts are allowed now to visit the site of an alleged chemical attack. >>> you're watching "worldwide exchange," bringing you business news from around the globe. >> hi, everybody. welcome. you are watching "worldwide exchange." we're with you for the next two hours in good company, i hope. we've got a lot of guests lined up. and on today's show, despite the ongoing success of south korea's export economy, is it time for change? we have a special report in about 15 minutes' time on that front. >>> maverick australian billionaire clyde palmer is running to be the country's prime minister. can he succeed? we'll be hearing from down under at 10:30 cet. >>> this week we're also bringing you a whole s
CSPAN
Aug 31, 2013 6:00am EDT
emerging democracies in eastern europe and central asia. we will obviously have discussions about our nato discussions about our nato relationship and the security concerns that we share together. so again, i have had occasions to meet with all three presidents on a wide variety of settings. they have been outstanding friends of the united states. we are proud of them. i want to thank each of them for their leadership. we know how far estonia, latvia, and as a way to have come in the past decades, so i want to give each of these leaders an opportunity to say a few words. we will start with the president. >> thank you. i would like to begin by thanking president obama for inviting us here and we are quite grateful to the administration -- to the united states and you personally for your leadership and support. the main issue on our agenda today is global and regional security and the question on everyone's mind is the situation in syria. for estonia, the use of chemical weapons is deplorable. the attack demands a response. violations cannot be overlooked. when it comes to our security,
KICU
Aug 12, 2013 4:00am PDT
trading? - let's just call that august. it happens every year. a lot of folks go on holiday in europe, but i also think that with september coming up, we've got the german elections september 22nd, so we're going to wait and see what happens with that as far as the eu goes. i think more bad news comes out of china. then, of course, we've got october sequester cuts, and obamacare in january. - what would you do with your money right now? - i think i'm still playing the 10-year. that's the truth serum. i would stay away from equities - they're not really telling you very much. be careful about getting long bonds 275. we think that that's a good rate, and above 250 we want to get out. so 275 to 250 is the rate we're playing in bonds. - thank you, scott, and have a good trading week. - all right, you too. a ripple effect of detroit's bankruptcy is being felt in michigan communities far from the motor city, but as our cover story explains, they are not far enough for some creditors of municipal bonds who are nervous about getting repaid. county officials in flint, michigan, 60 miles from d
WHUT
Aug 8, 2013 7:30am EDT
and credit concerns in europe. >>> japan's cabinet has approved a plan to regain fiscal health in the government's economic and fiscal policies. the plan calls for a cut by half in the primary balance deficit by fiscal 2015. that's compared to 2010. the gap between tax revenues and government spending to carry out policies amounted 6.6% of gross domestic product in 2010. to achieve the target, the plan says the government will make its utmost effort to limit the issuance of new bonds to ensure the amount will not exceed the prove year's level. but the plan does not specify if they will go ahead with a tax hike scheduled for next april. prime minister shinzo abe has instructed the ministers to set up a panel to receive views from various experts on the consumption tax hike. abe said he will make a final decision on whether to go ahead with the tax hike after considering those opinions. >>> japan's current account surplus in the january to june period was the second lowest since 1985. a weaker yen boosted the trade deficit. the finance ministry announced that the country's current accou
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